The PowerLite 1880 is 4,000 lumens and XGA resolution, and the PowerLite 1850W is 3,700 lumens and WXGA resolution. Both have flexible setup features such as Easy-Slide technology, horizontal keystone adjustment slider, and advanced connectivity options, (HDMI, USB Plug ‘n Play, and PC-Free slideshows). The PowerLite 1880 has advanced networking with wired LAN connectivity and is Crestron RoomView compatible. Both projectors have a built-in 10-watt speaker and closed captioning decoder. The Epson PowerLite 1880 (MSRP $1399) and 1850W (MSRP $1299) will be available in September.
The entire industry is trying to meet the growing demands of corporate presenters who want bright, low-cost projectors with functionality previously reserved for much
higher-end, more expensive models. Pacific Media Associates has been following this trend closely in our monthly sell-through and quarterly sell-in projector market research reports.
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